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LuxDeco

Think Big, Shop Small

LuxDeco is a global luxury interiors platform that has become a firm favourite for interior designers and homeowners alike; same for us, we are big fans… We wanted to share the news that LuxDeco have launched ‘Think Big, Shop Small‘ campaign to help support small and independent businesses during the Coronavirus outbreak. “LuxDeco’s focus is…

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An easy way to support independent book shops

We just had to share this brilliant tip from Vogue writer Jo Rodgers on how to support your independent book shop during COVID-19. As most of the shops and stores are now closed, Jo called up John Sandoe Books, made a payment over the phone and waited patiently for a small package of surprise books…

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15 Things to Teach Your Teenagers by Bee Osborn

Bee Osborn, an interior designer based in the Cotswolds and London, has shared a brilliant list of things to teach your teenagers during self-isolation and we have shared these below in case you want to do the same. You can follow Bee on instagram here – she is living through a huge renovation currently and…

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Advice from a Primary School Teacher on Home-Schooling

One of our H|M clients is a qualified primary school teacher specialising in maths and KS2 but also have experience of GSCE in most subjects and A’Level Biology and French. With so many parents embarking on home schooling for the first time as well as potentially trying to manage working from home, and managing a…

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Ballet Barre Classes with Tierney Heap

English dancer Tierney Heap is a First Soloist of The Royal Ballet. She trained at The Royal Ballet Upper School and graduated into the Company in 2012, promoted to First Artist in 2016 and to Soloist later that year. She was promoted to First Soloist in 2018. She had just returned to the stage a…

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Flitch of Bacon Inn

Survival Kit

The Flitch of Bacon Inn, the only Michelin Star restaurant in Essex, has introduced a home delivery or take away for collection service to help you get through the coming weeks. This could be the perfect solution for upcoming special occasions like a birthday or anniversary, or perhaps just a lovely treat after a rollercoaster…

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Wolf Built In M Series Contemporary vs Transitional Oven

Navigating the different appliances available can be a little daunting with many options to consider. For built in ovens, we love the precision, functionality and aesthetics of the Wolf ovens. In our Felsted showroom we have the M Series Professional ovens on display and we just love to use this kitchen so you’ll often see…

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Cap Rocat

Mallorca España

Just a short flight away from the southern Spanish coast lies Cap Rocat. An Ancient fortress originally designed for defence (but fortunately for us, never used for purpose), it was lovingly restored 10 years ago by Antonio Obrador Studio. The studio have excellently preserved and enhanced the ancient fortress paying particular attention to the architecture…

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Q&A with Lily Paulson Ellis

Interior Designer

A favourite project of 2019 was the incredible renovation of this Edwardian family home in Barnes Village. We were appointed by Lily Paulson-Ellis and her husband to design, manufacture and install the kitchen / dining area, pantry, wine room and utility/boot room. How did you find Humphrey Munson? Through Instagram  What was your original brief…

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Battersea Affordable Art Fair

With more than two decades of providing stunning original artworks of all shapes and sizes to thousands of visitors every year, the Affordable Art Fair is the go-to place for experienced collectors and first-time art buyers alike. Introduced in December 2019, new specially-curated print and photography themes for Affordable Art Fair’s Battersea Spring and Hampstead…

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Veggie Lasagne Pasta Roll Ups

This is a great recipe to make with children on a rainy weekend because they can get totally involved and since zero precision is required it doesn’t matter how they end up – they always look and taste great! You can make the pasta roll ups using fresh lasagne sheets or simply boil some dried…

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Burleigh Pottery x Ralph Lauren

We recently featured the simply exquisite Burleigh Pottery x Ralph Lauren tableware collection on our blog (feel free to read here) and love their new colour ‘Green’ we just had to share it. For those who aren’t aware, Ralph Lauren recently partnered with Burleigh, the storied, 160-year-old English pottery maker in a first-ever collaboration that…

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Frenchie

Covent Garden

Since its launch on 2nd February 2016, the restaurant created by Chef Patron Gregory Marchand and his wife Marie Marchand has received critical acclaim. Frenchie Covent Garden located on Henrietta Street is the duo’s first site outside of Paris and the fifth addition to the Frenchie family; which comprises the Michelin-starred Frenchie, Frenchie Wine Bar,…

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Super Smoothies

Wolf Blender

We love our Wolf blender so much; if there was a king of blenders it would be this guy. It’s powerful, precise and (not to be too superficial) just looks so cool… A blender is usually a streamlined linear tool for the kitchen that has one purpose but the beauty of the Wolf Blender is…

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Anthony Whishaw

Browse & Darby

“…Creation is not a reproduction of observed fact…the aim of art is the fusion of ideas and experiences with the qualities of the art medium so the artist creates a new reality. The medium becomes the work of art. The work of art is a world in itself at the same time as of the…

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Bainbridge

Coffee Table & Metal Frame Furniture

We are delighted to announce a new range of handmade oak and metal furniture all made to order at our workshops in Felsted, Essex. The new Bainbridge range combines classic and contemporary elements of wood and rustic metalwork that easily blends into its environment. The Bainbridge range is available in three table top finishes that…

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Knightsbridge Penthouse

Helen Green Design

Just a hop, skip and a jump from the front step of Harvey Nichols, Lowndes Square is characterised by the columned entrances and elaborate wrought iron fronted stately terraces. The interiors of the property are just as typical of the surroundings. Helen Green Design styled the property sympathetically to its history along with hints of…

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Wolf 76mm M Series Professional Oven

When it comes to the best in oven technology, precision cooking and a super cool industrial feel, Wolf are unmatched. The Wolf 76mm Professional M Series built in ovens take the guesswork and stress out of some of the most challenging of dishes. What sets the Wolf M Series apart is the fact it’s a…

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Chickpea & Veggie TrayBake

This is the easiest traybake in the world and all the ingredients can be sourced from a local shop or mini supermarket outlet for a quick and easy mid-week supper. I N G R E D I E N T S 1 tin chickpeas 1 pack smokey Spanish style grains 1 red pepper, chopped 1…

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Herringbone Flooring by Element 7

North London Project

We recently shot this impressive project in North London. With the large space consisting of kitchen, dining and seating area, the overall feel is still bright and airy, thanks to the windows all around but also, the beautiful light parquet flooring from Element7. Panelled parquet flooring has the been the epitome of grand flooring since…

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Roasted Chicken, Potato & Kale Traybake

This is a favourite recipe and so quick and easy – a total mid-week winner dinner…  I N G R E D I E N T S  5-6 chicken thighs (we used skin on, but you can remove if you prefer or use boneless / skinless chicken thighs) Bag of baby potatoes, halved 1 lemon,…

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Chelsea Physic Garden

The oldest botanical garden in London and housing over 5,000 plants, the Chelsea Physic Garden was established in 1673 as a garden for growing medicinal plants and teaching. Since the very beginning the garden has been at the centre of ground-breaking research, furthering our understanding of both plants and herbal medicines and has made a…

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Q&A with Petronella Ravenshear

Author of ‘The Human Being Diet’

Petronella Ravenshear, of Chelsea Nutrition, is a nutrition expert based in Chelsea, London. Having trained at the Institute for Optimum Health and the Natural Foundation and as a Functional Medicine practitioner, she’s a firm believer in the wisdom of the body and that food and exercise are the only medicine we need. “The people who’ve…

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Middleton Lodge

A Georgian Country House Retreat

Set in 200 acres of English countryside and private gardens, the main house at Middleton Lodge was built by architect John Carr in 1780. Privately owned by James and Rebecca Allison, this beautiful historic spot in North Yorkshire is accessed via a picturesque tree-lined driveway that leads into the 200-acre estate. Divided among five properties:…

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The Three Hills

and other dog walks

Whether it’s a romantic and cosy spot near the log burners or dining in the oak beamed orangery, The Three Hills has the perfect dining situation for you. All dishes are hand-crafted using fresh, local produce to give you a mouth-watering taste of Cambridgeshire through the seasons. The Three Hills Pub is a delightful 17th…

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Helen Green Design

Founded by the late Helen Green in 2002, Helen Green Design is regarded as one of Britain’s most respected luxury interior design practices with a reputation for creating elegant, sophisticated and timeless designs for clients not just here in UK, but all over the world. Their portfolio includes prestigious developments in the luxury hotel market…

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Q&A with Claire Wilkes

Senior Buyer at sofa.com

Sofa.com has been handcrafting and delivering incredible sofas and beds for over a decade now. Since the very beginning they’ve worked on the ethos that everyone deserves great sofas and excellent service from people who are passionate about interiors, and that is exactly what they provide. Despite the name, the people at sofa.com also offer…

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Amelia Freer

3-Day Lime Wood Retreat

If 2020 already has you stressing over keeping a clean and healthy diet whilst juggling work and children (as well as everything else we all do in our day-to-day lives), then it may be a comfort to learn that Amelia Freer has just announced a three-day retreat this September at Lime Wood in the heart…

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Sir John Soane Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum is without a doubt one of London’s best kept intellectual secrets. Originally the extraordinary home and museum of the beloved British architect Sir John Soane (who was born in 1753 and died 1837), the museum is an utterly unique time capsule for which there is no equal and full to the…

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Burleigh X Ralph Lauren

Felsted Showroom

Both Ralph Lauren Home and Burleigh Pottery have been longstanding and well known luxury household names for a number of years. For the first time since 1851, Burleigh Pottery featured another designer’s original patterns on their beautiful and timeless pottery, and that designer was none other than Ralph Lauren. Ralph Lauren: The Ralph Lauren story…

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